HBUS Exchange Appoints Tiffani McCoy As General Counsel

Job Appointments | October 23, 2018 By:

HBUS, the US exchange partner of the Huobi exchange, has appointed Tiffani McCoy as general counsel. McCoy previously served as the assistant general counsel at Intuit, where she drove new business initiatives while helping the company navigate complex regulatory frameworks on a global scale. Before Intuit, McCoy held leadership positions at Google and Yahoo!.

“Tiffani has helped scale some of the largest technology companies in Silicon Valley, defining complex legal and regulatory guidelines,” said Frank Fu, CEO of HBUS. “Her insight and experience with new and innovative technologies will be a major asset for HBUS as we gear up to become one of the top digital currency marketplaces in the United States.”

McCoy is believed to be the first African-American woman to step into the general counsel role at a digital currency marketplace. She brings more than 20 years of experience advising cutting-edge technology companies like Intuit, Google, and Yahoo! on a wide variety of issues, including FinTech and money movement, product development, regulatory compliance, government affairs, data privacy and protection, FCRA, consumer protection, marketing, and legal operations.

“Blockchain and digital currency offer some of the most innovative technological and financial opportunities for global evolution,” said McCoy. “In order for that to happen and for more people to benefit from this wave of innovation, it is critical for us to diversify the voices and participants in this industry.  I am excited to join the HBUS team and be a leading voice in initiatives to drive conscious leadership and increased diversity.”

McCoy is a graduate of USC Gould School of Law and has an MA from the University of Oklahoma in Organizational and Small Group Communication. She began her education at Ithaca College, where she obtained a BS in Television and Radio.